| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. on Friday said Chief Executive Tony Vernon’s compensation rose to $9.19 million last year, as he received a bigger stock award based on the food maker's performance as a standalone company and his first full year at the helm.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:28 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - LPL Financial Holdings, one of the fastest-growing U.S. broker-dealers, has terminated employment agreements for its top executives but sweetened some of their benefits and paid two of them $500,000 apiece for giving up the contracts....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:39 PM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Shareholder activist John Chevedden has won favorable rulings in separate federal suits brought by Omnicom Group Inc and EMC Corp, breaking a pattern of legal setbacks for the private investor.
Chevedden, who lives near Los Angeles, is...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Feb 20 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 1430 GMT on Thursday:
** Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing
mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and
stock in a landmark deal that places...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:41 PM
By Soyoung Kim
NEW YORK, Feb 6 (Reuters) - A large shareholder is seeking
to get at least two board seats at Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc
, the drugmaker grappling with safety concerns involving
its leukemia drug Iclusig, according to people familiar with...